This past week's New York Times' Sunday Review of 14 July 2013 carried the powerful story of ordinary Palestinians and Israelis who share the pain of having lost children in the conflict, coming together as human beings joined by the terrible experience of loss. Their message is simple -
Khulumani Associate Mr Ruki Fernando shares his experiences of his work as a human rights defender in Sri Lanka at St Augustine's College, Linden, Johannesburg on July 17 at 19:00 in a talk entitled 'Sri Lanka - Human Rights, Reconciliation and the International Community.'
A Human Rights Media Centre - Cape Town Holocaust Centre partnership to present the stories of survivors of the Holocaust, of African wars and genocides and of apartheid atrocities has seen the hosting of two intergenerational dialogues to date.
On Monday 8 July 2013, a longstanding friend and associate of Khulumani passed away in hospital after a motor vehicle accident in Kagiso on the West Rand. Dannyboy Motale, as he was known to Khulumani, first became connected to Khulumani through his internship placement with the organisation in 2006.
Dannyboy became a community researcher in Khulumani's Business and Human Rights Project and assisted the project by implementing the Human Rights Compliance Assessment tool developed by the Danish Institute for Human Rights in the retail sector.
Khulumani features in the latest MEDICO publication. The second newsletter published by medico international for 2013 carries artwork produced by two of the Marikana widows from the Voices of the Marikana Widows project.
An abbreviated English version of the medico report is attached - Anger and Disappointment Grow in Post-Apartheid South Africa.
The report reflects on the many challenges that confront the South Africa of today due to deepening social and economic inequality.
Khulumani Support Group will be at the National Arts Festival that opens on Thursday evening June 27 in Grahamstown and runs through to the following Sunday July 7, 2013.
Khulumani is being featured in programmes at two events that take place during the National Arts Festival that opens in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape on Thursday evening, June 27 and continues until Sunday July 7, 2013.
These are at WORDFEST on July 4 at Eden Grove and at the Legacies of Apartheid Conference on July 6 in the Senior Common Room and Accounting Department Lecture Room in the Rhodes Administration Building.